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Thibodaux in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. John's Episcopal Church

 
 
St. John's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. St. John's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  One of the oldest Episcopal churches in the Mississippi Valley. Parish organized in 1843. Cornerstone laid in January 1844. Consecrated in March of same year by Bishop Leonoidas Polk, Bishop of Louisiana.
 
Erected 1974 by the Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1844.
 
Location. 29° 47.635′ N, 90° 49.364′ W. Marker is in Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Street (State Highway 20) and West 7th Street, on the right when traveling south on Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 718 Jackson Street, Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leonidas Polk (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Leonidas Polk (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Historic Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); James Mcallister (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan Springer
St. John's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. St. John's Episcopal Church
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(within shouting distance of this marker); John Carlton Beatty (within shouting distance of this marker); Marcus Pennington Zills (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Daniel McNair (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thibodaux.
 
Also see . . .  Church website. (Submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
St. John's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. St. John's Episcopal Church
Plaque noting placement on National Register of Historic Places image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
4. Plaque noting placement on National Register of Historic Places
Church cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
5. Church cemetery
Leonidas Polk - Organized church in 1843 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
6. Leonidas Polk - Organized church in 1843
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Dec. 9, 2022